After Court Decisions, Clients Mull Swapping Lawyers for Machines

Source: Joe Palazzolo, Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2012

… We have a primer in today’s paper on predictive coding, a general term that refers to computer programs that use algorithms to determine whether documents are relevant to a case. The first thing you need to know is that, since February, at least two courts have blessed the use of such programs in civil cases….
See also:
Judges Replacing Lawyers with Machines for Some Tasks
Source: John Richards, LegalMatch blog, June 27, 2012

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